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Shironamhin release “E Raate”

Shironamhin release “E Raate”

Popular rock band Shironamhin has released a new song on their YouTube channel, an old but obscure number by the band only the most hardcore of fans have heard before. The song is part of the film “Amra Ekta Cinema Banabo” that has been in the making for the better part of a decade.

Aranyak chalks two-day programmes marking May Day

Aranyak chalks two-day programmes marking May Day

Aranyak Natya Dal, one of the leading theatre troupes of the country, has been observing International Workers' Day (also referred to as May Day, May 1) every year since 1982, with the philosophy 'theatre is not just entertainment; a sharp weapon in the class struggle'. This year will be no different, with the troupe set to hold two-day programmes to mark the occasion.

Monirul Islam honoured at Chandpur Press Club

Monirul Islam honoured at Chandpur Press Club

Internationally-renowned Bangladeshi artist Monirul Islam was honoured with “Gunijon Shongbordhona” at his hometown Chandpur on Saturday. Chandpur Press Club conferred him the ovation marking the initiation of the 2018 executive committee of the press club. At the event, the organisers also honoured Zainal Abedin Majumder, who was bestowed with CIP award twice for exporting leather goods to international market.

Fazlur Rahman  Babu working  on “Indubala 3” Film

Fazlur Rahman Babu working on “Indubala 3”

Fazlur Rahman Babu has been on a roll lately, particularly on the big screen, with films like “Swapnajaal”, “Gohin Baluchor” and “Haldaa”. It's easy to forget that the versatile artiste also has other talents besides his acting chops, but the veteran is gearing up to remind his fans.

“Bhalobasha Kare Koy” on ntv TV

“Bhalobasha Kare Koy” on ntv

TV series “Bhalobasha Kare Koy” airs tonight on ntv at 9:45pm. Written and directed by Ruleen Rahman, it boasts a strong cast featuring ATM Shamsuzzaman, Mosharraf Karim, Shampa Reza, Shahiduzzaman Selim, Tania Hossain, Azmeri Haque Badhan, AKM Hasam, Shyamol Mowla, Jui Karim and others.

Legacy of Bangla Folk Song Music

Upholding the legacy of Bangla Folk Music

The culture of Bangladesh is composite and manifests itself in various creative forms, including folk music, dance and drama; art and craft; folklore and folk tales; languages and literature; philosophy and religion; distinct cuisine and culinary tradition; and of course festivals and celebrations.

New series “Kheloar” begins today TV

New series “Kheloar” begins today

A new TV series, titled “Kheloar”, premieres on Banglavision tonight at 9:05pm. Written and directed by Masud Sezan, the play will air on